450 practical sentences IELTS Writing

1.sign sb with (star player) signing
2.be heavily influenced by
3.His fee was then a British record of $ 28 million.
4.Despite repeated criticism, A has always been supportive of sb.
5.A is struggling to fight for ….
6.It ‘s an opportunity for sb to experience the coaching style of …..
7.De123ce has been a trademark of his team.
8.But A’s problem this past year was more about sth than anything else.
9.The way you have the best chance to win a championship is to ….
10.The big question still remains, …
11.Will workers be OK with having to do more work?
12.A competent plan that we can follow and be successful with
13.government policy and market force
14.As far as saying that I’m going to do sth, there is nothing specific right now.
15.maximize the potential of sb
16.focus much of one’s attention on
17.gain reputation as being (people) respect for the …..
18.His dedication and love for the game earned him the respect of others.
19.Unlike education or business, football offers a fast route out of grinding poverty.
20.virtually
21.Analysts said that sport in general has become a social elevator. To improve the social status of people
22.bold exploration
23.need to be developed to meet / satisfy increased demand.
24.at a primary stage of development
25.transient
26.I ‘m a native of Jiangsu province
27.lifetime occasion life events (marriage, etc.)
28.The number of A has been on the rise for the past decade.
29.choose a happy and easy way to do sth instead of being bound by tradition
30.Sun Zhongshan paved the way toward a Chinese utopia, but could only show it on paper.
31.A, to some degree, lack the imagination of westerners.
32.A believed it could help transform China from a decaying country into a fresh and new one.
33.Sci-fi peaked in the 1970s. Science fiction
34.Many firms use tactics designed to hide their intent to gather and profit from the data they collect.
35.We have done our part to provide up-to-date info.
36.With a shared vision for the future, 21st century will prosper.
37.innovative
38.motivate sb to do
39.provide easy access to English education for learners
40.The hosting of the 2008 Olympic games
41.the outbreak of SARS
42.exert a lot of pressure on me to do sth
43.The hope of …. was shattered when we heard the news.
44.I have still got a big future ahead of me.
45.I are planning on playing football for as long as I continue to enjoy it.
46.It is never route to win a world title.
47.premarital * and homo * uality
48.My whole life is exposed to my parents, I hate this feeling.
49.Since they have had less freedom, they’ve gone in pursuit of it.
50.No doubt, the development of information technology has contr123ted its bit in broadening or bending the minds of the 80’s generation.
51.get in touch via QQ
52.The Internet is so much more to A than you can imagine.
53.a aspiring student
54.After years of ups and downs
55.It ‘s a lot more mainstream, I think, than people realize.
56.trigger/cause
57.women outnumber men 2-to-1 with the disease
58.This in part, prompted her participation in the campaign.
59.stem the spread of disease
60.remake its image as a center of international activities
61.His subtle smile made him curious.
62.Boys have a strong tendency to fight than girls.
63.Freedom of action is one of inviolable rules of human behavior.
64.Their furniture was chosen for utility rather than for elegance.
65.He welcomes us with artificial smile on his face.
66.A doctor like him is a disgrace to our hospital.
67.He was so steadfast to his principles that we couldn’t move him.
68.Her thrift saved her enough money to buy a house.
69.Her father gave her the alternative of doing A or doing B.
70.Vegetables are widely known for their health benefits.
71.Too much alcohol makes all my senses blunt.
72.The new generation of phones has features that can be used for teaching purpose.
73.technical foul technical foul / / / free throw free throw / / / field goal scoring goals / / / three-point shot / / / out-of-bound bounds
74.Believe you me! You’d better believe me!
75. “Settle for sth” means reluctantly accept sth that is not so satisfactory.
76.credibility problem
77.The fact has silenced the doubters.
78.It ‘s staging a remarkable comeback.
79.At Yahoo, spontaneity is out, order is in.
80.Wait a few years before we judge them as a group.
81.Different people have different views.
82.paint a picture of young people insecure about their future and deciding to do …
83.The book succeeded in doing a number of things ,….
84.be quickly adopted by the media
85.It fails to take into account individual traits and differences between people of same age or background.
86.They are seen to share a general attitude.
87.Great strides have been made in science since 1950.
88.We had a very fruitful discussion in the classroom.
89.in urgent need of medical supplies / / / overshadow sth
90.There ‘s evidence to suggest that the onion has a high level of nutrition.
91.A is believed to have the ability to prevent disease.
92.Rest is as crucial as exercise.
93.Proponents say cyclic fitness duplicates the physiology of how humans evolved.
94.conventional
95.They will not, he believes, get the health benefits (such as losing weight) without putting sufficient time into their exercise.
96.redraw the line between what is private and public
97.The SARS outbreak deprived A of the chance to display her talent.
98.But, on second thought, I see that
99.give more weight to
100.His “sleepless in the dorm” problem is hardly unique.
101.an 11pm light-out rule 11 点 lights
102.Judge me on the basis of result, and not on style.
103.You must calculate all the advantages and disadvantage before coming to a discussion.
104.convenience store convenience store
105.guarantee financial security
106.win a place as a place
107.the world beyond the school walls.
108.market segment market share
109.The price of sugar soars.
110.With continued growth it will surpass Japan by 2020.
111.The long-term trends lend support to the optimistic view.
112.on the cover of magazine
113.That is my priority.
114.We must be more selective in what we choose.
115.A can make fiction a reality in this decade.
116.give sb an edge over sb give a competitive edge …..
117.A have much in common with successful feature films
118.A computer game eats up millions of do123rs in research and development-not to mention several years of time.
119.The document has the planning of technical implementation with which the designers and programmers can get down to work.
120.A lot of time passes before the script is ready.
121.It was an enormous task to make the game come alive.
122.Beyond the programming efforts, such games need fine graphic works.
123.The things that they catch or miss often determine whether a game will become a top seller or a failure.
124.In the US, the sale of liquor is restricted to people less than 21 years old.
125.It is a reminder that, behind their smiles and skills, they are as imperfect as the rest of us.
126.Tunes fuelling growth in cell phone market.
127.The mood was light.
128.greet each other by saying ….
129.There are so many novel things there.
130.China ‘s Internet population hit 68 million by the end of June.
131.Netizens between the ages of 18 and 30 are the driving force.
132.As the number of china’s Internet users grows so does the junk mail.
133.Volunteers help develop backward regions.
134.have gone through a similar progression.
135.Following ringer tones (ring tones) in popularity are games.
136.We ‘ve had a doubling of the number of a every month since 1999.
137.The coming month promise even more content.
138.in the very near future
139.acquire knowledge (“learn knowledge” is wrong!)
140.We study science to gain insight into the world we live in.
141.The doctor had great prestige among the members of his profession.
142.The trend of modern living is away from many customs.
143.They made a systematic search for the lost car.
144.I hesitated about taking his side until I know the whole story.
145.He reacted my question with much surprise.
146.Her plan was upset by the change of the weather.
147.You must learn to behave in a mature way.
148.The economic gap between A and B has been narrowed.
149.You stood me up. Let me pigeon
150.China is offering preferential politics to encourage retuning scholars to start their own business.
151.The government was accused of paying insufficient attention to the growing AIDS crisis.
152.More than 55% of the people questioned in a recent sina.com survey said that ….
153.sidesplitting
154.As the water unexpectedly hot, he jerked his hand out.
155.What bliss it is to be able to lie in bed instead of working.
156.He ‘ll start receiving a pension after he retires.
157.Old ones are usually more conservative than young people.
158.Such a movie is not wholesome to children.
159.Justice must not be denied to anyone, however poor he may be.
160.endanger one’s health
161.The number of A will be doubled in 1 year.
162.The company allows us an annual vacation of two weeks.
163.We read the newspaper to keep up with the current situation.
164.The only beneficiaries are consumers and retailers.
165.Price adjustment is a normal market activity.
166.A happy work environment is a productive work environment.
167.Those days were terrible because I was under heavy pressure and had no escape if I failed.
168.bet my future on more study.
169.A school can only be a temporary buffer against social risks. One day, they have to go out.
170.Education has become a lengthier process.
171.But fear of joblessness is not the only thing that sends grads back home.
172.helpful to keep a line between work and personal life.
173.professional conflicts of interest.
174.compete for the same promotion for the same competition, competing liter posts
175.Most importantly, an office relationship might make the loves believe that they have a lot more in common than they actually do.
176.Sad breakups show that love and work make a disastrous mix.
177.jet lag time difference
178.Many students share the same opinion that …
179.find a job that is related to their professional knowledge
180.We shouldn’t have such high expectations on our future jobs.
181.slid (slide) from fourth to seventh
182.Students are no exception. Students without exception
183.When you take shoes off plants nearby die and small birds fall to earth unconscious.
184.Time to do sth
185.Be most upbeat about future
186.A is already being feted as the new “king of ..” but time will tell whether he is the real deal.
187.Today, everyone everywhere recognizes A.
188.For underneath all the posing and preening is a man who puts his family’s desires alongside his own.
189.have a passion for sth
190.They remain, underneath all the brashness, traditionalists at heart.
191.A great many cancers can be cured, but only if properly treated before they begun to spread.

192.He left his successful business and life of luxury to become a monk.
193.be appropriate for
194.relevant evidence
195.You should not appropriate other people’s belongings without their permission.
196.consider all of the possibilities carefully.
197.His wages are not adequate to support his family.
198.A man who is careless in what he does will never succeed.
199.It ‘s impolite behavior to smoke in …
200.The ice on the roads is a hazard for driving and walking.
201.The ugly advertisement is a blot on the beautiful landscape.
202.Very rarely do de123ders become world wide superstars, but A …
203.Various controversy have arisen in the university over this question.
204.At the party, there was food and drink in abundance.
205.He judges people by mere external clothes rather than internal character.
206.Teaching little children usually requires infinit patience.
207.The main street is crowed with vehicles.
208.I like them as a reminder that the future can be anything we want to make it.
209.go into the politics

210.No doubt about it.
211.With the movies as my tutor I also do sth.
212.What would Jazz be without ..
213.It ‘s just a term.
214.China is not developed to its fullest potential
215.The broken lock facilitated my entrance into that empty house.
216.Despite the opposition from his family, he remained resolute in his decision.
217.The habit of travelling by air is becoming more prevalent each year.
218.The answer to the question is affirmative.
219.a petty problem
220.They deprived the criminal of his right to vote.
221.She could not restrain her curiosity to see what was in the box.
222.Will you swear to the truth of your statement?
223.Scientists are now on the threshold of a better understanding of how the human brain works.
224.Fame, power, wealth – all is vanity before death.
225.I have a sensation that …
226.sociable
227.We attr123te Edison’s success to intelligence and hard work.
228.Our friendship began with a casual meeting.
229.There are hundreds of children who need to be nourished.
230.a exclusive club
231.The discipline of his early hardships contr123ted to his cuccess.
232.Because of advances in medical technology, heart surgery is not as risky as it formorly was.
233.She took the initiative in getting acquainted with sb.
234.She has supersition that breaking a mirror brings bad luck.
235.This one would be even more demanding. Demanding
236.bring many benefits and conveniences to people
237.The establish of more courses that are contr123tory to the shaping of a sound psychology for students in high school derives form the current social demand.
238.The evcr-increasing improvement in all the realms of human life has necessitated the priority particitation of those who are in possession of adequate expertise, upright conduct and a competent mental condtion.
239.be beneficial to both A and to society as a whole
240.enable sb to stand the sundry emotional social strains
241.exert a huge influence upon …
242.when the naivety of childhood is left behind and maturity of adulthood is embraced
243.A is only the preliminary stage in the process of growing up.
244.Sport is an important part of modern life as well as a commercialized part of modern society.
245.People engage in sports because they want good health.
246.They sacrifice too much.
247.It ‘s not unreasonable that …. … makes sense
248.Sb should be more supportive of ..
249.It ‘s a fact that traditional culture is undergoing a decline with the development of science and technology.
250.It ‘s human nature to continually look for new ways to replace old ones.

251.dispel the mist and explain many phenomena that we thought of as mysteries in the past
252.both the senior citizens and the youth
253.Only this way can the essence the of traditional culture be inherited as it should be.
254.Zoos provide recreation and refreshment for fatigued urban dwellers.
255.dreamlands for small children
256.dragon ‘s descendants Descendants of the Dragon
257.add to their knowledge something they will never acquire in the classroom
258.research facilities
259.gradually rises to 10% at 8:00 and maintains the same for the next 2 hours
260.There is … increase …, however, after that it drops.
261.During the period from .. to .., the output increased.
262.This is not a matter of the-earlier-the-better when we discuss sth.
263.It ‘s difficult for them to cope with problems that others find easy to handle.
264.near-sightedness and stunted growth
265.sb should be on guard against sth.
266.Many people hold optimistic attitude towards …, and are confident of the positive alterations it will bring to the present world.
267.transformation
268.People who believe in different religions may learn to give understanding to one another.
269.I hope you will place strong emphasis on living a healthy life in order to be truly happy.
270.The ‘healthy’ in question refers to being at the same time mentally and physically healthy.
271.From this prospective, sb can be considered as …
272.receive higher education
273.His work is more meaningful to the society he lives in.
274.Economists and merchants may serve as perfect examples to verify this point.
275.One ‘s earning can not be solely determined by his education background.
276.We should decide how we are to define “personal income” before finally judging who should own more.
277.He set the tone in the house. The final say at home
278.There is not a great deal of difference between A and B.
279.The figures bottomed out in …
280.This is one of the side effects brought about by this modern world.
281.Failure to take this responsibility constitutes delinquency as parents.
282.be eliminated from the chance to get a proper education
283.The juvenile crime rate will undoubtedly be rapidly brought down and controlled.
284.The overwhelming burden of educating children falls upon the teachers’ shoulders.
285.job market
286.I feel that it is not too much to say that modern technology has reduced human beings to being slaves of machines.
287.care nothing about job satisfaction and enjoying life
288.but modern society makes this prospect less and less likely
289.This can serve as an incentive for successful enterprises to attract talented workers.
290.Fast food, as its name implies, is usually quick to prepare.
291.It saves your time.So that you can devote more energy to your work and gain competitive edge.
292.it is less tasty and less nutrition
293.Traditional foods generally involve elaborate preparations.
294.Like it or not, it is here to stay.
295.The co-existance of the two kinds of foods only makes our life more colorful.
296.People can no longer afforded to be computer-illiterate.
297.This will put this childern in an unfaorable position in the future job market.
298.You can still use your mind to think when you have a computer, and the use of computer and training in writing and calculate are not mutually cxclusive.
299.potential harmful impact on sb
300.such worries have proved to be unfounded
301.They don’t care about winning or losing.
302.produce better foodstuffs in terms of quality and quantity
303.GM (Genetically modified) technology opens a new dimension for scientific research.
304.bring the whole plant growth process under our control
305.With careful regulation and control, the advantages wil far outweight the disadvantages.
306.high tuition fees plural
307.make sure that money does not corrupt this international goodwill sports gathering
308.dissolve tensions between countries and promote harmony between their people
309.deter would-be crimials
310.fortitude
311.private proerty is inviolable
312.did a great service for society
313.He is faced with problem of finding a high-paying job related to his past studies and interest.
314.pursure sth to the highest extent
315.For people fresh from universities, experience is what they are in great need of.
316.Work experience is equivalent to work expertise.
317.Conversely, aiming at a position beyond one’s ability at the beginning of the interview, thought it appears to show ambition, usually proves to be impractical, and is therefore doomed a failure.
318.This dose involve some expence in terms of good food and medical treatment.
319.companion
320.They only eat the leftovers of family meals
321.Sensational stories such as these cause great uhappiness to the people concerned.
322.They are highly-skilled professionals who are aware of all the latest development in their fields of interest.
323.develop many interpersonal skills and become more tolerate, more emotionally mature
324.They adapt so much to weatern culture that they have problems readjusting when they finally return home.
325.infrastructure such as road system and electricity supply
326.Both government and private groups can share in the provision of most services.
327.sth is not an essential feature of modern education.
328.I believe that sth can lead to many problems, which might not be solved easily.
329.Jealousy can be very destructive, especiall at an early age.
330.There are often many difficult issues to cope with.
331.Today ‘s youth are better informed than their parents were, and, therefore, might be more capable of making a relationship succeed.
332.cut short one’s lifetime
333.sth may be right logically, they are certainly wrong morally.
334.arrange sb’s time
335.handle various unexpected crisis
336.Whether or not a part-time job is useful for a student’s future depends on the type of job chosen.
337.The tuition fees, not to mention the cost of living, are soaring by the day.
338.benefit not only A, but also B as well
339.Nevertheless, along with convenicnces, it has brought mankind new problems to solve.
340.Internet can vastly improve the efficiency of scientific research.
341.pronograghic items
342.It ‘s shortsighted to do A instead of ..
343.Any country which falls behind in the “information race” will become economically backward.
344.China is still struggling to achieve modernization.
345.But I’m far from advocating neglect of culture and art.
346.enhance their sense of identity and solidarity
347.make students proud of belonging to their school
348.Besides, uniforms enhance discipline, which is what most young students lack.
349.sth result in hostility toward …
350.military uniforms uniforms
351.People ‘s suitability for a position should be a reflection of their performance in the job.
352.Workers who can still demonstrate the capacity to carry out their work should not be asked to retire simply because they have reached a certain age.
353.You may do well to look again at their policies.
354.While a person can study a foreign language in his or her country, it can not compare with constant use of the language in academic and everyday use.
355.There is no better opportunity to improve second-language skills than living in the country which it is spoken.
356.living and studying abroad offers me a new and different perspective of the world
357.While any anxiety about A is certainly understandable, it is important to remember that the benefits offered by the experience make it well worthwhile.
358.The media, representing the value of their owners, tend to report wars with a bias.
359.clothing styles
360.A popular figure such as Michael Jackson would never be so well known were it hot for the media’s extensive reach into every society on the globe.
361.For a parent with young children, this may be a blessing.
362.One substantial benefit for sb is that there will be no need to travel to work.
363.Sth will serve not only to change the way we work but also the way we live.
364.Sb should engage in educational pursuits in their spare time.
365.It ‘s not contr123tive to do sth in the process of growing up.
366.take painting or drawing
367.The experience of researching and understanding is both useful and thoroghly satisfying.
368.It ‘s true that in today’s competitive age it’ s essential for children to be adequately educated in order to be successful in the future.
369.Playing sports teaches children about cooperation and goals.
370.a wide range of subjects
371.The pressure to do well.
372.It ‘s not common these days for sb to do
373.the wide gap between these students’ unrealistic vision of school life and disappointing reality
374.With efforts from both A and B, the prospect of their gap being bridged is far from dim.
375.sb will develop a confident feeling about themselves as capable people.
376.But more and more argument arises with the increasing use of such things.
377.Clothing should be able to illustrate a person’s individual characteristics.
378.The impression we make on others is often important, but it can never be important enough to make us willingly undergo discomfort.
379.The pace of live is becoming faster and faster.
380.This is a matter of personal choice.
381.Sth is of great importance for sb
382.Sb is undergoing fast physical development.
384.A reasonable amount of exercise guarantees a good appetite and sound sleep at night.
385.The colorful pictures and vivid characters of PC games are far more exciting than dull black letters in textbooks.
386.contain violence pornography
387.PC games have contr123ted a lot to failing eyesight among teenagers in recent years.
388.use sth in a more rational and controlled way
389.With one parent at home, the family will enjoy a lot of advantages that it has never experienced before.
390.There is often something exclusively for adults involved in them, such as the adoption of * ually appealing scenes.
391.As we know, young people are susceptible to bad influences.
392.Sb try every means possible to attract people’s attention
393.mislead young people in choosing their lifestyles
394.Teachers should give priority to practical courses over such traditional ones as history and geography.
395.These days there is a growing tendency for college students to have difficulties in finding jobs when they graduate.
396.hold the opinion that lack of practical knowledge contr123te to this situation
397.emphasis on practical course is demanded by our ever-developing society
398.If a student has little knowledge of computers or business, he will lag behind the times.
399.They are either too theoretical or too academic.
400.There is no denying the fact that …..
401.the balance should be tipped toward practical courses in school curriculums.
402.Women are more law-abiding than men.
403.The number of vehicles is increasing much more rapidly than the building of roads.
404.Many people, including drivers, pedestrians do not obey traffic rules properly, carefully at busy intersections.
405.This undoubtedly worsens the already grave situation.
406. I’m confident that it will not be long before city traffic in China follows in a smother and more efficient manner.
407.come up with their own solutions to problems they encounter instead of turning to their parents for help
408.find it easier to adapt to modern society, which is full of competition when they grow up
409.Children have less time to communicate with their parents, which may eventually create a gap between them, and weaken family ties.
410.The experience of sth can give children valuable lessons about how to behave properly.
411.It seems to me that there is more to education than merely learning from teachers and textbooks.
412.The maintenance of sth is futile.
413.Being traditional is quite different from being out of date.
414.Animals play a vital role in maintaining the subtle balance of the earth’s ecological system.
415.Therefore, to some extent, killing animals is equal to digging our own graves.
416.Pigs are used in the battle against drugs.
417.It ‘s noticed that citizens live longer if they keep pet after their retirement.
418.For our own future benefit, please do treat sb with love and care.
419.Sth has led to some unfavorable results.
420.joint activities between relatives
421.If the situation is left to continue as it is, many new problems for individuals and families, and even for society as a whole, will arise in the future.
422.University education can not only benefit us by equipping us with ancestors’ experience but also help us to avoid going off the right path.
423.social intercourse
424.intense academic atmosphere can guide us to reach a balance between academic and practical activities.
425.Sb have made great progress in supplying sb with more and more field trips and practical courses.
426.accululate experience helpful for our future enterprises
427.from the historical prospective
428.achieve spectacular business success
429.have every reason to lend support in
430.suffer under the colonial rule of western powers
431.the further development of rich countries is dependent upon
432.rebellious
433.be under an obligation to give sb a helping hand in improving sth
434.The situation is completely unacceptable.
435.make allowance for understanding
436.is a necessary supplement to the knowledge they gain from school course
437.reinforce children’s sense of responsibility
438.help them understand the famous saying “no pain no pain” better
439.corporal punishment
440.numerous studies have been done on
441.The mission of educating the young to be useful to society and to avoid wrongdoing can be fulfilled in many ways.
442. Should learn more about the inner world of youngsters, try to understand them, and guide them to acquire a sense of self-worth.
443. Whether sth is the best measure for handing any problem caused by children is up to the parents to decide-not the schools.
444. malnutrition
445.disturb the natural balance
446.a powerful corrective
447.Don ‘t forget to flush. After they flush
448.dyed yellow hair
449.It is not absolute that an intelligent couple will have a clever child.
450. a more environmentally friendly place to live
451.the dangerous gas given off by exhausts of cars, bus and lorries
452.plain looking face looks ordinary